Good business management skills are vital in the beef cattle industry. Tips on applying RFID tags, performing a beef quality audit, pricing meat cuts, conditioning cattle for market and understanding beef carcass yields and losses during processing.
When07:00 PM 02/15/2018 - 08:30 PM 04/05/2018
New for 2018! Agricultural Careers Course will be offered online so that teens and their parents can tune into the sessions from anywhere!
The goal of the workshop is for participants to learn if they are covering all their meat marketing costs - includes their time - and make a profit
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